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Curriculum Goals for TOT

Both Tracks are Taught in Two, 2-day Workshops

  • Fall Session - November 22 - 23, 2019 in Northamton, MA
  • Spring Session - March 27 -  28, 2020 in Northampton, MA 

Track 1 - Foundations of Clinical Teaching and Educational Planning

The goals of this training, Track 1 - Foundations of Clinical Teaching and Educational Planning, in Teaching of Tomorrow are to provide an introduction to basic educational principles in the science of teaching and the science of learning. Our process uses best practices of adult learning including active engagement and small group work.  Sharing clinical experience and insights among our participants, we believe, enhances the development of teacher identity and builds a community of learners.

Fall Session -

    • What Makes a Good Teacher 
    • Educational Planning Process (GNOME) 
    • Needs Assessment & Questioning Styles 
    • Setting Educational Objectives
    • An Introduction to Methods: Deliberate Practice
    • Effective & Efficient Methods:
    • Modeling as a Teaching Method
    • One Minute Preceptor
    • Just-In-Time Teaching
    • Using Deliberate Practice to Teach Clinical Reasoning
    • Resilience 

Spring Session -

    • Welcome and Session 1 Impact on Teaching; Session 2 Preview
    • Framework for Evaluation & Feedback: Observation
    • Delivering Effective Feedback
    • Action Plans
    • Written Evaluation
    • Framework for Talking About Clinical Problem Solving
    • Challenging Teacher-Learner Interactions
    • Learning to Address Racism and Unconscious Bias as Clinical Teachers 

 Track 2 - Building Your Career as a Clinician Educator (Next offered in 2019/2020)

Teaching of Tomorrow, Track 2 - Building Your Career as a Clinician Educator is an advanced program for faculty who have completed Track 1.  The goals of the program are to expand participants' knowledge of teaching and learning; to offer opportunities to practice the skills needed for effective teaching and evaluation; to design or develop an educational project with mentorship from CFDC faculty; and to provide opportunies and mentoring to advance in a career as a Clinician Educator.

 
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